Phoenix Children’s is seeking a full-time Division Chief to lead the Division of Developmental Pediatrics within Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s one of six Center of Excellence. Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children’s comprises 5 divisions that integrate and coordinate care for children with neurological and behavioral disorder. We strive to improve the healthcare and quality of life for children and adolescents with complex emotional, behavioral, and medical needs. We have consistently been ranked as a top neurology and neurosurgical program by USNWR including a top 20 ranking in 2022.
The Division Chief’s strategic leadership will play a crucial role in enabling the Division of Developmental Pediatrics to improve neurocognitive, social and emotional outcomes for our pediatric patients. The Division Chief will provide overall direction for the clinical, training and research activities of the division. The Division Chief will collaborate on endeavors across divisions and disciplines, working closely with our partners in behavioral medicine services and the other divisions at Barrow at Phoenix Children’s.
The Division of Developmental Pediatrics at Phoenix Children’s currently comprises 2 developmental pediatricians and 4 advances nurse practitioners and is actively recruiting for additional providers with further growth planned. We currently cover three satellite clinics and the main hospital campus, supporting a host of multidisciplinary clinics and specialty services. Members of the division participate in all aspects of our training programs, and many are involved in research programs and community education and outreach. There is the opportunity to help develop new programs and innovative care models within Developmental Pediatrics, including the possible development of a fellowship program. Research opportunities for academic collaboration include an affiliation with the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, Creighton University School of Medicine, and Mayo Medical School.
The position involves outpatient practice with no in-person call schedule. There is an excellent benefit package.
Qualifications The ideal candidate will have . . .
A medical or osteopathic degree.
Board Certification in Developmental Pediatrics or Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology.
Significant administrative and leadership experience in a pediatric hospital or comparable setting.
No less than five years of post-licensure professional practice.
Be licensed or eligible for medical licensure in the State of Arizona.
A leadership style promoting a supportive and inclusive environment is key.
Research experience is preferred.
Bilingual competency in English and Spanish is desirable but not a prerequisite.
Phoenix Children’s Phoenix Children’s is an equal opportunity employer and committed to enhancing the diversity of our staff to complement the cultural and ethnic richness of our patients and their families. Nationally recognized as a premier destination for pediatric medical care, research, and medical education, Phoenix Children’s provides care to the fourth largest pediatric market in the fifth largest city in the United States, serving the Phoenix/Scottsdale/Tempe metropolis. The healthcare system is rapidly growing to facilitate patient access including multiple ambulatory buildings, and scheduled opening of satellite hospitals throughout the county. Phoenix Children’s main hospital campus, located in the heart of Phoenix, is a full-service, freestanding, tertiary medical center, offering 433 licensed beds, 72 of which are dedicated to pediatric and cardiac intensive care and 33 of which are NICU. We expect over 650 beds in the healthcare system by end of 2024. Our main campus features the state’s only Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, treating about 2,650 patients annually, and a full range of specialty services, including orthopedics, neurosciences, cardiovascular, and oncology/hematology. Phoenix Children’s is a staff of over 4,500, with more than 500 employed physician/advanced practice providers. Additionally, Phoenix Children’s is a teaching hospital, leading the way for the next generation of pediatric providers through residency programs and fellowships, and is actively involved in clinical research, dedicating $10 million annually to support research activities. Phoenix Children’s is Arizona’s only children’s hospital recognized by US News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospitals, ranking in all 10 specialties in 2020-21. Phoenix Children’s also consistently ranks on the Becker’s Hospital Review list of the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare and was named the 2018 Exceptional Innovator and Business of the Year by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce.
The Division Chief shall serve as the leader of their division and achieve clinical, research and academic programmatic goals while providing financial oversight of the Division. In addition, the division chief shall provide patient care services and will support the PCH mission of providing hope, healing and the best health care for children and their families.
MD or DO degree (Required)
MBA, MPH or MHA degree, or equivalent (Preferred)
Leadership experience (Required)
5 years in applicable area of specialty (Preferred)
Current Arizona License to Practice Medicine or the ability to obtain prior to start date. (Required)
Board certified/Board Eligible in the appropriate specialty (Required)
The ability to move freely from facility to facility, as well as, the ability to move freely throughout facilities and examine patients. (Required)
The ability to communicate by telephone, computer or other communication devices. (Required)
The ability to perform after hours or night call responsibilities as needed. (Required)
The ability to work regularly scheduled work hours. (Required)
The ability to work well under pressure. (Required)
Phoenix Children’s is one of the Nation’s largest pediatric health systems. It comprises Phoenix Children’s Hospital–Main Campus, Phoenix Children’s Hospital–East Valley at Dignity Health Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, four pediatric specialty and urgent care centers, 11 community pediatric practices, 20 outpatient clinics, two ambulatory surgery centers and six community-service-related outpatient clinics throughout the state of Arizona. The system has provided world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families for more than 35 years. Phoenix Children’s Care Network includes more than 850 pediatric primary care providers and specialists who deliver care across more than 75 subspecialties. Phoenix Children's provides world-class inpatient, outpatient, trauma, emergency and urgent care to children and families in Arizona and throughout the Southwest. As one of the largest children’s hospitals in the country, we provide care across more than 75 pediatric specialties. Every day our clinical, professional and support staff work collaboratively to deliver on our mission to provide hope, healing and the best health care for children and their fam...ilies. They embrace the challenges of providing compassionate, high-quality, family-centered care to the most complex patients in the region.